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The First Amendment exists for speech most people hate

Is the First Amendment now on life support? 

It must be true. I saw it on the internet

The iconic rock group The Band once performed a song called “The Rumor.” In part, the lyrics are: Now when the rumor comes to your town, It grows and grows, where it started no one knows. Some of your neighbors…
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The one truth for student journalists: Always question authority

This column – from someone who writes from a conservative perspective – offers this advice: Don’t let authority figures – especially elected presidents – lie.  

Chronicle of Higher Education seeks reporters

The Chronicle of Higher Education is searching for four reporters: two in breaking news, one in daily news and another as an investigative reporter. Submit applications to For the investigative reporter job, the cover letter can…
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US border agents confiscate reporter’s phones

A Canadian journalist who has reported stories internationally ran into his most disquieting trouble last month at the Canadian border when U.S. border agents stopped him from entering the country and took his smartphones, which carried data he used in…
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Has propaganda taken precedence over truth?

This Washington Post story argues that truth is losing in its battle with propaganda. Thoughts?

Reporters sought by newspapers in Fairbury, Hooker County in Nebraska

The Fairbury Journal-News and the Hooker County Tribune in Nebraska are looking for reporters. The Journal-News has an immediate opening for a reporter/editor. The job is perfect for someone looking to break into the business. Contact Timothy Linscott at or call…
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Two Nebraska papers seeking reporters

The Grand Island Independent and the Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise in Nebraska are seeking reporters. The Independent is looking for a government reporter to cover Hall County and Grand Island city government. Grand Island is a growing community of 50,000…
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Communication careers

Want to learn more about a career in communication? Check out the info from Communication Careers

Win $2,500, DC trip

The Institute on Political Journalism Collegiate Award recognizes excellence in collegiate reporting. Judges will recognize students who show initiative and original reporting, along with superior writing skills. A quality piece will also demonstrate a skill for accuracy in reporting and…
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